Review: could Losartan cause Leg pain?
Summary: Leg pain is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)
Leg pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 1,044 Leg pain patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 12,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Leg Pain.
Time on Losartan when people have Leg pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg pain||7.69%||23.08%||15.38%||23.08%||23.08%||7.69%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||64.29%||35.71% |
Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||85.71% |
Severity of Leg pain when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg pain||0.00%||28.57%||57.14%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Leg pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg pain||10.00%||10.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (6 people, 42.86%)
- High blood pressure (5 people, 35.71%)
- High blood cholesterol (3 people, 21.43%)
- Diabetes (2 people, 14.29%)
- Panic disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (5 people, 35.71%)
- Metformin (2 people, 14.29%)
- Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 14.29%)
- Xanax (1 people, 7.14%)
- Livalo (1 people, 7.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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